Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x depth: 14.4 x 16 cm (5 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is translucent yellow with a white band near the top. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. One side of the beaker is missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition